Friday April 3, 2020

In-house intelligence goes online to learn new tricks from fraudsters

As cyber-crime becomes ever more ingenious, IT security firms are having to match the miscreants step for step, writes Dick O'Brien.

25th August, 2012

Cyber-crime has become so sophisticated that there is now an entire underground dedicated to supporting it.

IT security companies can no longer rely on focusing on their clients' systems and attempting to protect them. These days, firms have their own in-house intelligence operations, where employees masquerade as fraudsters and interact with genuine criminals in an attempt to learn more about how they operate.

One such intelligence operation is run by RSA at its facility in...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

The best writing and and the biggest stories of 2019 from the Business Post

Richie Oakley | 3 months ago

Denis O’Brien is back in court, residents continue to fight the Council on halting site and a row surfaces in government over rent control proposals

Leanna Byrne | 4 years ago